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Habits of Highly Successful CFOs by The Boston CFO Leadership Council

Habits of Highly Effective CFOs hosted by The Boston CFO Leadership Council Bentley University LaCava Center, 175 Forest Street, 3rd Floor Waltham, MA 02452 Tuesday, March 5, 2019 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM Registration & Networking 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM Program 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM Cocktails, Drinks & Appetizers SPACE IS LIMITED! This is a live program and will stream on Facebook!

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
4:30-8:00 PM
Where: Bentley University
175 Forest Street
3rd Floor
Waltham, MA  02452
United States
Contact: Caroline Boyce

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Jack McCullough, is President of The CFO Leadership Council, an organization he founded when he was a chief financial officer. His vision of empowering CFOs through a series of cutting-edge professional development programs and robust peer networking remains its core mission. The CFO Leadership Council was formed in Boston, and today has almost 2,000 members across the United States. 

Jack has had the opportunity to interview dozens of CFOs and has identified the habits that separate elite CFOs from those who are merely competent. Join Jack as he shares his inside look at the traits of top-performing financial leaders and provides unique insights on CFO performance across multiple industries from Silicon Valley startups to Fortune 50 companies.

This program benefits the first-time or veteran CFO and the next generation of financial leaders.

Learning Objectives

  • How and why the role of the CFO has evolved to a strategic and operational leader

  • The inherent skills and proficiencies your executive team, board, and other key stakeholders expect you to possess from day one

  • An overview of the new responsibilities the CFO role now oversees

  • How a CFO can leverage a nimble strategic and operational mindset designed to deliver value in multiple organizational settings

  • How to effectively partner across functions and up and down an organizational chart in any environment

  • How strong CFO leadership can drive tangible value for business growth

  • How to increase the influence of Finance across the business

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All current CFO Leadership Council members may attend this program for free. Non-member senior financial executives who are new CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Directors of Finance and Controllers (or the like) are welcome to attend this program for free as well.

Please note that service providers or any executives who are not senior financial executives (CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Controllers, Directors of Finance, etc.) cannot attend this event. The CFO Leadership Council reserves the right to decline any registration.


More Information

For more information about this program or The CFO Leadership Council, please contact Jack McCullough, President, The CFO Leadership Council, at or Caroline Boyce, Marketing Operations Manager, The CFO Leadership Council, at


Cancellation Policy

If you would like to cancel your ticket or request a refund, please contact Caroline Boyce at the email above. Refunds are available up to 48 hours prior to the program.

CPE Information

Instructional method: Group-Live
CPE Credits: 1.5 CPE credit in Personal Development
Prerequisites/advance preparation: None

The CFO Leadership Council is registered with the National Association of State Boards-of-Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors (Sponsor ID 109063). State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website:


About our Speaker

Jack McCullough, President, The CFO Leadership Council
With the vision of providing world class professional development programs and networking events for chief financial officers, Jack founded The CFO Leadership Council in 2006. Under his leadership, the organization achieved national recognition. Formerly, Jack was the Director of KPMG's Global Innovation Center, where he worked with early-stage investors, entrepreneurs, CFOs, and other members of the venture community. Prior to KPMG, he served as a CFO for 26 startups, raising more than $200 million in capital. In addition, Jack is a founder of the MIT Sloan CFO Summit, which has been recognized as the world's most influential conference for financial leaders.

As a former chief financial officer, entrepreneur, and recognized expert on financial matters, Jack can empathize with the challenges that corporate leaders face in growing today's businesses. In addition to developing a venture capital course for Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan MBA candidates, he has been interviewed by Bloomberg, CNN, and Fox Business Network and quoted by the Wall Street Journal, CFO Magazine, Treasury and Risk Management, the Boston Business Journal, and Business Finance Magazine.

Jack holds an undergraduate degree from Suffolk University and an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management.

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